• Photograph - Collapsed Falls View Bridge, 1938

      1938-01-28
      A photograph of the Falls view Bridge after it collapsed in January 1938.
    • Photograph - H.M.C.S. "Frotenac"

      1945
      A photograph of the H.M.C.S. "Frontenac" revised class corvette. The captions reads "my last and best ship - Summer 1945"
    • Photograph - H.M.C.S. "Kapuskasing"; 'Algernine' Class Minesweeper

      1945-02
      A photograph of the H.M.C.S. "Kapuskasing" Minesweeper. The caption reads "Taken on my last trip on 'Triangle' run during our roughest trip before re-fitting leave at home. The 'Kapuskasing' relieved the 'Matapedia' to continue the Convoy to New York City.
    • Photograph - H.M.C.S. Matapedia upon "Slips" at Pictou, N.S. - Nov. 1944

      1944-11
      A photograph of the H.M.C.S Matapedia upon "Slips" at Pictou, N.S. in November 1944.
    • Photograph - HMCS Hamilton

      1940s
      A photograph of the HMCS Hamilton Town Class Destroyer during World War II.
    • Photograph - Jimmie and Sanford Manson

      n.d.
      A photograph of two young boys. The reverse of the photograph reads "Jimmie Manson and Sanford Manson". The photograph was taken by Townend in Almonte, Ontario.
    • Photograph - Jimmie Manson

      n.d.
      A photograph of "Jimmie Manson" (written on reverse of photo).
    • Photograph - Manson Family, 1893

      1893
      A photograph of the Manson family. The reverse of the photograph lists the individuals: "Sanford Manson in the light suit, age 18 years. Mr. And Mrs. A. Manson and Family. Back row left to right: Sanford 18, Minnie 13 (Affleck), Jimmie 21, William 29, Front Row: Agnes Penman (Half sister of Archie), Archie Manson 62, Beatrice Manson (Penman) 55, Jane C. Manson 25."
    • Photograph - Orville Manson, 1919

      1919
      A photograph of Orville Manson approximately 4 years old.
    • Photograph - Three Corvettes in St. Johns, Newfoundland

      1940s
      A photograph of three Corvettes in St. Johns, Newfoundland.
    • Photograph Album 1936-1944

      1936-44
      Photograph album, 1936-1944, n.d. Contains 92 black and white photographs of Jim Manson, Audrey Weeks, as well as their friends and family. Some photographs feature men in uniform who served during World War II, including Sergeant Rae Joseph Dunn, Lance Corporal Reginald Weeks and Earl Upper, with related news clippings
    • Photograph album, 1943-1948

      Manson, Orville (Jimmy) (1940s)
      Contains 413 black and white photographs. The album contains family photos of Jim and Audrey Manson, as well as photos of Jim Manson’s service with the Navy during World War II. Naval photographs include Jim Manson in uniform before leaving for duty in 1943, as well as photographs of ships, including H.M.C.S. Hamilton, H.M.C.S. Frontenac, H.M.C.S. Kapuskaping, H.M.C.S. Assinaboine, and H.M.C.S. Matapedia (including a photograph of the ship’s crew). Some photographs capture naval action, such as a sinking U-boat after ramming, fighting fire aboard Destroyer caused by enemy shelling, and the burial at sea of a Canadian Sailor. Interior photographs of ships, as well as crew members, are also included. Also contains some photographs of U.S. Destroyers and Aircraft Carriers and a Royal Navy Destroyer in Halifax Harbour during the Quebec City conference attended by President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill. Other military photographs include a United States Navy Coastal Patrol Blimp off New York, the U.S.S. Texas entering New York after D-Day landings, and depth charges exploding astern.
    • Photographs - Aboard the "Assiniboine" & Burial at Sea of a Canadian Sailor Lost in Action

      1940s
      Two photographs, the first is captioned "Fighting a fire aboard the 'Assiniboine' caused by enemy shelling", the second caption reads "Burial at sea of a Canadian Sailor lost in the Action".
    • Photographs - August 1943, U.S.N. Carrier and Destroyers

      1943-08
      Photographs in August 1943: "U.S.N. Carrier", "U.S.N. Carrier from Bow of H.M.C.S. Hamilton", "Royal Navy Destroyer and Flotilla of U.S.N. Destroyers and Carrier on the high seas", "Ships anchored in Halifax Harbour during President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill's Conference in Quebec City".
    • Photographs - Fall 1943

      1943
      Photographs from the Fall of 1943 on the "Hamilton" in Annapolis Basin, Nova Scotia. These include: "SPOs: D. Watts, Bob Peach, 'Scotty' MacDonald, 'Rocky' Crawford, Ch. SPO Racine", "Revolver Practice on the Foc'sle on the high seas", "Eddie Dean, Meade, Johnson, Johnson, Miller", "Allen, Hayler, McGaffen, Young, Litle".
    • Photographs - HMCS Hamilton, Digby Nova Scotia, Annapolis Basin

      1940s
      Photographs of Digby, Nova Scotia and the Annapolis Basin from the HMCS Hamilton.
    • Photographs - US Navy Coastal Patrol Blimp and U.S.S. "Texas"

      1940s
      Two photographs, the first is a "US Navy Coastal Patrol Blimp" and the second is the "U.S.S. 'Texas' entering New York after D-Day landings". In the second photo there is a side profile of Ldg. Sto. Murray Arnott of Toronto.
    • Postcard - Sanford Manson

      Tower Studio in Montgomery Ward & Co. (n.d.)
      A postcard with a photograph of Sanford Manson beside an illustration of Montgomery Ward and Co. Tower. The front of the postcard reads "Souvenir of Chicago", "I have been up here", "Excepting the Washington Monument and the Cologne Cathedral; the highest structure in the World.", "Taken at Montgomery Ward and Co. Tower, The Highest Studio in the World."
    • Slides - Port Robinson Lift Bridge, August 27, 1974

      1974-08-26
      A collection of slides showing the destruction of the Port Robinson bridge after a Freighter crashed into the bridge. The slides are dated the day after the disaster, August 26th, 1974.